Academic Calendar

2020-2021

August 2020

17-28 Monday- Friday First Year Student Orientation Discovery Program
24 Monday 8 week Module A begins (Madden Graduate courses using this format)
26-28 Wednesday-Friday Orientation for 1st year graduate PA program students.
26 Wednesday Last day to add a class for 8 week module a (Madden Grad courses using this format)
28-30 Fri-Sun Ed.D. Residency Weekend
29 Saturday New Transfer Student Orientation
29-30 Saturday-Sunday Residence halls open for Upperclassmen
31 Monday Classes begin (Undergraduate and Graduate).

September 2020

2 Wednesday Last day to drop a class for 8 week Module A (Madden Grad courses using this format) with no grade.
2 Wednesday Mass of the Holy Spirit at 10:45am online. This year's Mass of the Holy Spirit will be limited in attendance but available online to all. In light of the unusual circumstances, classes that are scheduled during the time of the Mass will NOT be canceled this year.
5 Saturday Saturday classes begin
7 Monday Last day to add classes, audit a class, and late registration. Last day to drop a class with a full refund. Last day to file a proposal for Independent Study/Research with respective Dean's Office.
14 Monday Last day to drop a class with no grade. Last day for Pass/Fail option.
18 Friday Fall Convocation Details TBA
30 Wednesday Last day to withdraw from 8 week Module A (Madden Grad courses using this format) with a W grade.

October 2020

6 Tuesday Last day to withdraw from a class for a partial refund if registered below 12 credits or dropping below 12 credits.
16 Friday Midterm grades due by NOON. Last day of classes for 8 week Module A (Madden Grad courses using this format)
19 Monday Grades for 8 week Module A (Madden Grad courses using this format) due by Noon
21 Wednesday 8 week Module B begins (Madden Grad Courses using this format)
23 Friday Last day to add a class for 8 week Module B (Madden Grad courses using this format)

November 2020

4 Wednesday Last day to drop a class for 8 week Module B (Madden Grad courses using this format) with no grade.
6-8 Fri-Sun Ed.D. Residency Weekend
9 Monday Jmester registration begins for matriculated and non-matriculated Undergraduate and Graduate students.
13 Friday Last day to withdraw from a class with a "W" grade.
24 Tuesday Undergraduate Classes and Co-Curricular Activities End. Students dismissed from campus. Faculty must resolve "I" grades from Spring, Maymester and Summer 2020 graduate and undergraduate courses.
25-29 Wed-Sun Thanksgiving Break (No classes). Thanksgiving Day is 11/26.
30 Monday Study Day. Spring registration begins for matriculated Undergraduate students. Spring registration begins for matriculated MBA, Graduate Nursing, Graduate Education, Graduate Arts Administration, Occupational Therapy, Physician Assistant, and Executive leadership, Ed.D. students.

December 2020

1 Tuesday Study Day. Spring registration begins for matriculated Undergraduate students. Spring registration begins for matriculated MBA, Graduate Nursing, Graduate Education, Graduate Arts Administration, Occupational Therapy, Physician Assistant, and Executive leadership, Ed.D. students.
2 Wednesday last day for "W" grade for 8 week Module B (Madden Grad courses using this format)
2-8 Wed-Tue Final Exams (delivered remotely)
11-13 Fri-Sun Ed. D. ResidencyWeekend
14 Monday Final grades due by NOON to Registrar's office for Undergraduate Classes. Then verification process begins. Grades will be visible in Phinfo once verification is complete. Maymester and Summer registration begins for all matriculated and non-matriculated Graduate and Undergraduate students. Registration for Spring begins for Non-Matriculated Undergraduate and Graduate students.
18 Friday Last day of classes for 8 week Module B (Madden Grad courses using this format)
21 Monday Grades due for all graduate courses

January 2021

4 Monday Clinical rotations resume for 2nd year graduate PA students. Clinical rotations resume for 2nd year graduate OT students
11 Monday PA program classes begin for 1st year graduate students.
16 Saturday Jmester 2021 Session ends.
18 Monday Martin Luther King Jr. Day
19 Tuesday OT graduate classes resume for 1st year graduate students. 8 week Graduate Module A begins (Madden Grad courses using this format). Education Leadership Certificate (EDL) classes begin.
21 Thursday Last day to add a class for 8 week Graduate Module A (Madden Grad courses using this format) with no grade.
22 Friday Jmester 2021 grades due. Then verification process begins. Grades will be visible in Phinfo once verification is complete.
22-24 Fri-Sun Ed.D. Residency Weekend
25 Monday Graduate Nursing courses (Level 600 & above) begin. Education Practicums begin (EDG 595, 580-588, 681-687) (EDU 405, 430-460)

February 2021

5-7 Fri-Sun Residence Hall move in at assigned dates and times.
8 Monday Classes begin (Undergraduate and Graduate not previously listed)
13 Saturday Saturday classes begin
15 Monday Last day to add classes, audit a class, and late registration. Last day to drop a class with a full refund. Last day to file a proposal for Independent Study/Research with respective Dean's office.
22 Monday Last day to drop a class with no grade. Last day for Pass/Fail option.
25 Thursday Last day to withdraw from 8 week Graduate Module A course with a W grade (Madden Grad courses using this format).
26-28 Fri-Sun Ed.D. Residency Weekend

March 2021

15 Monday Last day of classes for 8 week Graduate Module A (Madden Grad courses using this format)
15 Monday Last day to withdraw from an undergraduate class for a partial refund if registered below 12 credits or dropping below 12 credits.
16 Tuesday 8 week Graduate Module B begins (Madden Grad courses using this format).
18 Thursday Last day to add a class for 8 week Graduate Module B (Madden Grad courses using this format).
19 Friday Grades for 8 week Graduate Module A due by 12pm.
25 Thursday Last day to drop a class for 8 week Graduate Module B with no grade. (Madden Grad courses using this format).
26-28 Fri-Sun Ed.D. Residency weekend
31 Wednesday Midterm Grades Due

April 2021

2 Friday Good Friday. No classes held.
5 Monday Classes Resume.
20 Tuesday Wellness Day. No classes
22 Thursday Spring Convocation. Last day for a W grade for 8 week Graduate Module B courses (Madden Grad courses using this format)

May 2021

7-9 Fri-Sun Ed.D. Residency Weekend
10 Monday Last day of classes for 8 week Graduate Module B classes (Madden Grad courses using this format)
14 Friday Last day to withdraw from a course with a 'W' grade.
18 Tuesday Undergraduate/Graduate classes and Co-Curricular Activities End. Faculty must resolve “I” grades for Fall 2020 and Jmester 2021 for graduate and undergraduate courses.
19 Wednesday Study Day
20-25 Thurs-Tues. Semester Ending Exams.
22 Saturday Final Exam for Saturday Classes
25 Tuesday Residence Halls close for Undergraduates at 8pm
26 Wednesday Senior and Graduate grades due by noon. Then the verification process begins.
28 Friday All other grades due by noon. Then the verification process begins.

* Students in any of the graduate programs should consult program calendars for additional significant dates and deadlines.